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Interview with Lucy Tulugarjuk and Maia Iotzova
Host Jenna Amarualik interviews Maia Iotzova and Lucy Tulugarjuk about the ongoing projects of the Isuma Collective and NITV. LIVE on September 16, 2020.
Lucy Tulugarjuk is an actor, creative performer, and the Executive Director of Nunavut Independent Television Network (NITV). Born in Churchill, MB, and raised in Igloolik and Sanirajak (Hall Beach), Nunavut, Lucy is well-known for her award-winning performances in feature films, including "Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner", which won the Camera D’Or and Genie Award for Best Picture in 2002. In 2001, she was awarded the Best Actress Award from the American Indian Film Institute, San Francisco. She is the co-writer and director of the 2018 feature film, "Tia and Piujuq", which premiered at the Carrousel Children’s Film Festival and the Boston Kid’s Film Festival in 2018. In addition to her work in film and television, Lucy is a skilled Inuktitut translator.